Category: Blog

Avenida de Altares at La Ultima Parada San Jose

I heard it in the frantic shout of a little boy yelling at his mother to slow the car down. In the reflection of his eyes you could see a…

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Zona Rosa

“¿Ya terminaron con la música? Vine pa’ bailar” The words leapt off the chapped lips of the abuelita who had just strolled up to the Pink Elephant Center wall facing…

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MetroActive: Exploring the Cultural Geography of San Jose’s East Side

"From the King Road side of Mexican Heritage Plaza, I look west down a side street and see the top of the Fairmont Hotel in the distance. I can also…

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Viva Calle Recap

Viva Calle Recap | By Oscar Sandoval  It was a scene that would’ve stopped traffic had the City not taken the time to do so itself earlier that morning. Bikers,…

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Voices of the Mayfair

Voices of the Mayfair is a multigenerational art series celebrating the people of the Mayfair neighborhood in East San Jose. It is the product of community members coming together to…

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May Cafecito Highlights

Café, pan dulce, chocolate, convio, gente y comunidad. This is Cafecito at the School of Arts and Culture at MHP. Since the beginning of 2017, the School of Arts and…

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Arte Terapia, Healing Through Art

By Rosalinda Sanchez | Arts Education Specialist at the School of Arts and Culture @MHP, San Jose, Ca. Mayfair-based Social Entrepreneur, Patricia “Paty” Tapia, engages in meaningful work at the…

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Doña Mayfair

By Oscar Sandoval | Rocketship Senior Policy Associate, San Jose, Ca.  She demands your attention the moment she comes into your line of vision. You might  try to shrug her…

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Celebrate Mayfair Launches with Fiesta Navideña

Children stomp on stage and sway folkloric dance steps from the Sinaloa region of Mexico. The cinnamon sweet smell of freshly made churros wafts  through the evening air. Youth and…

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